Magazine - Golf (Page 14)
A quiet revolution at Newbury & Crookham Golf Club
3 Jul 2013 - Golf - Laurence Gale MSc - Issue 48 - April / May 2013
One of Berkshire’s oldest golf courses, Newbury & Crookham, is now in the loving care of Course Manager, Alec MacIndoe and, as our editor discovers, it’s been a quiet evolution that has seen the club’s fortunes turnaround, thanks to his attention to detail and presentation skills.
Life's a beach for Luke Cassidy in the Bahamas
25 Jun 2013 - Golf - Luke Cassidy - Issue 48 - April / May 2013
Luke J Cassidy BSc recalls his time living and working at The Albany Resort in Nassau, Bahamas where, as well as furthering his greenkeeping skills, he snorkelled with sharks, caught monster fish and swam with pigs!
24 Jun 2013 - Golf - External source
When North Wilts GC decided to install a Sportsmark double bay practice cage, they wanted it to be absolutely ‘state of the art’.
18 Jun 2013 - Golf - Mike Beardall
BLEC Global machines are playing a key role in the construction of a major new golf course in Denmark.
17 Jun 2013 - Golf - Rebecca Saunders
Revitalised fairways without spending a fortune! – a great result that has been achieved by Head Greenkeeper Dan Harden at Cardiff Golf Club, with the help of Headland Amenity’s Elevate FE.
Rough treatment would help butterflies
17 Jun 2013 - Golf - Jan Miller - Issue 48 - April / May 2013 - 1 comment
Jan Miller discusses the decline in the UK’s butterfly population and suggests how golf courses, in particular, can help to reverse the trend for butterflies and other pollinators
16 Jun 2013 - Golf - External source
Burhill Golf Club and the 888poker.com PGA EuroPro Tour welcomed a world first in ball tracking technology during the Kerry London Championship 2013.
All to the common good at Southerndown Golf Club
15 Jun 2013 - Golf - Mike Bird - Issue 48 - April / May 2013
Laid out on a massive limestone outcrop formed 360 million years ago, Southerndown Golf Club, located near Bridgend, South Wales, offers golfers part sandy links, part acid-heathland, a combination which makes the course one of the driest in Britain and a fine test of golf. Southerndown provides a good test also of the greenkeeping skills of course manager, Andrew Mannion, and his six staff, as Mike Bird discovers
13 Jun 2013 - Golf - Peter Driver
Rosapenna Hotel and Golf Resort purchase Jacobsen Eclipse 322
Running a Workshop
11 Jun 2013 - Golf - James Wilkinson - Issue 48 - April / May 2013
James Wilkinson, Workshop Manager at the Buckinghamshire Golf Club, gives an insight into the life of a workshop technician and its importance to the success of maintaining a successful fleet
9 Jun 2013 - Golf - Peter Driver
Eaton Golf Club, situated just over a mile from Norwich city centre in 108 acres of heath and parkland adjacent to the river Yare, took delivery of two diesel-electric Jacobsen Eclipse 322 ride-on greens mowers earlier this season under a preferred supplier agreement with local Ransomes Jacobsen dealer, Bartram Professional.
8 Jun 2013 - Golf - Peter Driver
Leaderboard, one of the leading golf course management companies in the south of England, has selected E-Z-GO as its preferred supplier of golf cars.
31 May 2013 - Golf - Peter Driver
Paddy Teeling, Links Superintendent at The Royal Dublin Golf Club, has selected the Jacobsen GP400 ride-on triplex mower as his preferred option for maintaining the greens surrounds and approaches at the renowned course.
30 May 2013 - Golf - Rosie Duckworth
It is impossible for golf clubs to second-guess the great British weather when it comes to deciding on their irrigation needs this summer.
Testing Time for Greenkeepers
30 May 2013 - Golf - Editor
Last season’s conditions proved a testing time to cope with the huge variability in British weather conditions - from the threat of extreme drought, to the wettest summer on record for many.
29 May 2013 - Golf - Rebecca Saunders
Course Manager Mark Smith has seen considerable improvement to the fairways at Olton Golf Club using Johnsons Sports Seed Ji Tee.
28 May 2013 - Golf - Editor
Keith Johnson of Crewe triumphed in the 20th Reaseheath Open – Vintage Day 2013, a tournament for players aged 65-plus run by the college sports turf students.
25 May 2013 - Golf - Steve Mitchell
One of the fairest of the Open Championship courses is how Muirfield is often described, and everyone at The Honourable Company of Edinburgh Golfers is eagerly anticipating the staging of the 16th Open Championship at Muirfield in July 2013.
24 May 2013 - Golf - Andy Hiseman
The course management team at The Shire London, led by Tony Peterson, have installed a stunning new life-size statue of Seve Ballesteros, which now greets all visitors to The Shire London, in Hertfordshire.